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Posted: June 8, 2022

A Conversation about Reconciliation with Kathryn Teneese

Date(s) - 08/06/2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am



A Conversation about Reconciliation with Kathryn Teneese: Indigenous History Month Speaker Series

Please join us on June 8th from 10:00 am – 11:00 am in the Cranbrook Kootenay Centre Lecture Theatre or online via Zoom. All are welcome to join as we listen and learn.

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Ms. Kathryn Teneese currently serves as the Ktunaxa Nation Chair and spokesperson.

Ms. Teneese’s active participation in public service began in the late 1960’s at the Columbia Lake Band (now known as the ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation) as a Band Councillor and Band Manager, and then later as the Area Coordinator for the organization now known as the Ktunaxa Nation Council. She also spent time as an employee of East Kootenay Community College, now known as College of the Rockies, as part of the Adult Education department.

From 1981 to 1998 Ms. Teneese lived away from the area to pursue employment at a senior level with a number of provincial Aboriginal organizations based in Vancouver She returned to the Ktunaxa ʔamakʔis (territory) in August 1998.Ms. Teneese’ s recent public service includes being a member of the First Nations Summit Task Group, serving as the Chair of the New Relationship Trust and most recently, as a member of the British Columbia Climate Solutions and Clean Growth Advisory Council. Ms. Teneese currently resides in ʔa·kisk̓aqǂiʔit (Cranbrook), BC.


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